Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
National Weather ServiceWeather Forecast Office - Honolulu, HI
County of HawaiʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Division
City and County of HonoluluEmergency Services Department - Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division
County of KauaʻiFire Department - Ocean Safety Bureau
County of MauiParks and Recreation - Aquatics Division
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:43pm HST
High Surf Advisory
Effective: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:43pm to Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
.A short-period east swell will peak tonight, then gradually decline Thursday into the weekend.
...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM HST THURSDAY...
* SURF...6 to 10 feet.
* TIMING...Through 6 PM HST Thursday.
* IMPACTS...Moderate...Expect strong breaking waves, strong currents making swimming dangerous.
A High Surf Advisory is issued when waves reach threshold criteria for a particular island and shoreline.
Unmonitored lands and waters in the impact area described in the alert will also be impacted.
If conditions change before expiration or the event needs to be extended, an update or cancellation will be issued from Hawaii Beach Safety Website.
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